Saying farewell to last World War I Marine

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Members of the Kansas City 24th Marine Regiment serve as pallbearers Jan. 25, during the funeral of Albert "Jud" Wagner.

Mr. Wagner served as a Marine from 1918-1919 and was recognized as one of nine surviving World War I veterans. He was 107 years old when he died and was Kansas' oldest World War I veteran. He was the world's oldest Marine.

Mr. Wagner was buried in Smith Center, Kan.